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Nov 7, 2012 11:00am PST
, washington. >> brian mooar, thank you very much. >>> this morning california public schools are to longer in limbo. prop 38 which would have raised funds for schools by increasing taxes on a sliding scale, it has failed. overnight, prop 30 did pass. prop 30 is governor brown's tax initiative. this will increase taxes on earnings over $250,000 for a total of 7 years and also raise the sales tax by a quarter cent for four years. and it will fund public schools and public safety realignments. for more on prop 30 and the devastating cuts that are now avoided, les go to nbc bay area's christie smith live in sacramento with the latest where governor is speaking right now. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, john. this is a big win for governor jerry brown. there has been a lot of anti-tax sentiment in california for years but he was able to turn that around, especially ca campaigning right before the election. he is speaking right now inside the capitol. let's go ahead and listen. >> we had the possibility of the cuts, but schools do they get to restore something? some of them were
FOX
Nov 8, 2012 5:00pm PST
from them in 9 minutes. >>> student protest wrapped up at university of california at berkeley today. they want tuition cut now that prop 30 passed. ktvu's sal castaneda is live with how today's action is a far cry from what happened a year ago. >> reporter: for one thing the protesters have left, although these are a lot of students walking by, walk ugway from -- walking away from class. they say they were protesting to make higher education affordable to all. >> reporter: many braved the wind and the rain for a walk out and rally to demand tuition reductions now that prop 30 has passed. at one point it was pouring but that didn't dampen the spirit of the crowd. today's demonstration comes near the first anniversary of the occupy cal movement. last year police and protesters clashed when tents were removed. this year the demonstration has been noisy but peaceful so far. after the noon rally the crowd marched where meetings were held. they wanted to make sure the money raised by prop 30 gets used for public education. >> right now the money is not guaranteed to go to public education
FOX
Nov 7, 2012 5:00pm PST
education. >> feels like a vote of confidence from the citizens of california and believing in public education. >> reporter: when i talked to the principal two weeks ago it wasn't polling well. today it is a much different feeling. >> this is just -- lifted this huge weight. >> the math was simple, without prop $302 million would have been -- prop 30, $2 million would have been wiped out. >> reporter: they were preparing if the cuts kicked in but not anybody. >> i am filled with emotion. >> reporter: she told me she was able to teach kids kids how elections impacted them. >> i said people decided that they wanted to pay for education. so it will be good for our schools. >> reporter: opponents are disappointed by the results today. a spokesman e-mailed me and said referring to governor jerry brown and his tax measure, he was able to use education to blackmail voters into supporting his tax increase. the voters were duped. but edge cater believe -- educators believe they care about funding public schools. alex savage, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> california state university is se
FOX
Nov 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
with violating a california law when aspirin at whaley elementary school, she allegedly failed to report possible child abuse by a teacher. according to a police report, and notes, the teacher acknowledged conducting so-call helen keller he lessons by blind moling a student, and touching her and putting objects in her mouth. she she was fooled by -- said she was fooled by his explanation, and did eventually report had to officials. >> it really doesn't matter, because the principal is absolutely, personally, trained to be accountable and report this. not depend on anyone else's opinion. >> reporter: it was pointed out in the trial are she did not report to district officials until after complaints is your. chandler awaits trial for molesting five children, and yesterday, an attorney filed a civil lawsuit on behalf of a child and her family against the district, vijayendran, and other officials. >> despite all the red flags that happened with the locked door and the kid's loan and the helen keller, he was allowed unfeathered access to the children. snoop we understand the judge is still meeting wi
CW
Nov 4, 2012 10:00pm PST
." the strike at 15 raley and nob hill stores in california, and 13 in nevada forces customers to make toh choices. sot; deborah rundle/alameda shopper. 02 0 (dk) "does it take much efft for you to drive away?" it s a little bit of effort becae it's a lot cloxser to my ho, to be able to come here, a'm going to spend extra gas too the middle of the island..." workers on strike, before, t never workers at this busin. on i-5 near sacramento this afternoon. 7 other people were injured- and they are all in critical condition. investigators sae crash happened when a large s-u-v -- a ford expedition l of passengers -- veered outf control. it jumped the center divider, hitting a ha accord head-on. both vehicles rolled over -- and passengers in both vehiclese ejected. it's not known yett caused the s-u-v to lose control. several lanes of in that area are closed and mat re-open until early tomorrow morning. 3 children and 4 adults were rescued today from a pleasue boat that overturned in the north bay. the rescue took place off dillion beach, near tomales. 5 people were found clingino the hull of th
ABC
Nov 4, 2012 6:00am PST
. >> lisa, thank you. breaking news at this hour. workers at raley's grocery stores throughout california and they have he have are on strike. it's a dispute over wages, healthcare and other benefits. we are joined live from the store in fremont with the details. good morning. what did is mean for shoppers. >> it means the workers don't want customers to to shop here. they don't want money going into these stores until their contract is figured out. this picket line you are seeing at this store in fremont is the meat cutters. the meat cutners this store are members of the united food workers union. they are encouraging customers not to shop here. it is a different scenario at each store across northern california, central california and nevada. some grocery workers are members of unions and are not working. at this particular raley's, grocery workers are not union members. they are being told to cross the picket line and come in or otherwise they are told they will lose their jobs. this camps after intense negotiations with the federal mediators, but contract talks have been in the work f
FOX
Nov 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
are linking yesterday's shooting to hispanic gangs from union city. david stevenson. >>> california parole officers were out last night making sure halloween was safe for children. they contacted 1700 parolees statewide. here in the bay area, and along the central coast, 252 searches were conducted. 16 arrests. 85 arrests statewide. charges including possession of child pornography, weapons and narcotics. >>> the attorney for a swimming coach labeled the defense response as appalling in a lawsuit against the school district over sexual abuse when the coach was a teen. he says the two teachers abused her. one committed suicide the other pleaded guilty. the defense said her negligence contributed to her auburns. the district, the superintendent -- abuse. the district and the superintendent are named as defendant. >>> long road of recovery after superstorm sandy. 90 people in the united states and canada were killed. bringing the total death toll fromicisticist to 100 -- from superstorm sandy to 157. and officials abandon their search for a ship's chapten who is believed -- is happen who is b
CBS
Nov 30, 2012 5:00am PST
.com/weather. >>> it's not the weather that kept planes grounded in southern california. it's the lights. a number of flights scheduled to depart from burbank bob hope airport were canceled after a mechanical failure knocked out the lighting system on one of the runways. arriving planes were forced to use a different runway but there were still some delays on flights from the bay area to burbank. >> frustrating because i think the lights were out before we actually boarded the plane. and they didn't tell us. they thought they were going to be able to get over there, fix it and they would be done. >> we just checked with the airport and they are still trying to get the lights working. it's up to the individual airlines to decide if they want to use the airport. >>> 5:07. a 13-year-old girl in mountain view recovering from a sexual assault. police say two teens and an adult male are under arrest and found the girl drunk near castro elementary school wednesday night. there was some bruising on her back. according to the police, the suspects were drinking with the victim at someone's home before that
CBS
Nov 2, 2012 4:30am PDT
project known as operation impact is under way in two northern california cities. the california highway patrol is providing extra officers to oakland and stockton. chp officers will be in oakland two days a week at no cost to the city. help from the chp will allow the city's police department to increase patrols in high crime areas. >> it was to enhance that effort and put more visible marked patrol cars to give a better law enforcement presence out on our streets. >> the program is set to run for at least the next three months. >>> there is a $15,000 reward for information to solve an east oakland murder. a memorial is outside the cell phone store where the owner was gunned down on halloween as he was closing the store. 50-year-old wilbur bartley was well loved in the community. >> he was always giving the kids raider tickets. kids would come in if they were hungry he would give them money to feed them. >> personally saddened by this senseless act of violence and i pledge it this farmly and this community that we will forge as many resources as we can into finding the killer. >> police
ABC
Nov 5, 2012 11:00am PST
coverage from abc news at 4 p.m.. at 8:00, when the polls close in california get bay area results from abc7 news. then abc news returns with primetime election coverage 8:30 with a complete wrap-up at 11. >>> long painful recover from superstorm sandy continues. forcasters are tracking a new storm that could hit wednesday. kira klapper joins us with more on the cleanup efforts. >> reporter: early season nor'easter is expected to slam the mid atlantic and new england with strong winds and heavy rain wednesday. the worst possible news for an already battered region. it has been one week since superstorm sandy hit, leaving 113 dead and more than 1 1/2 million customers still without power. today was the first monday morning commute since sandy unleashed her fury. new york schools reopened, more than one million students, heavy strain on battered transit system. hundreds missed their freezing rain. the seemingly endless lines for gas continued with people gripping their empty fuel cans and frustration mounting by the minute. >> i've been waiting for about 4 1/2 hours. and it is -- [ inaudible
CBS
Nov 6, 2012 7:00am PST
:26 your time. i'm frank mallicoat. the polls are open right here in california for today's presidential election. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington at san francisco's city hall with election details. >> reporter: good morning. polls opened at 7 a.m. and they will stay open until 8:00 tonight. we are outside san francisco city hall where 10 people have already dropped off their ballots this morning. now, before you vote here are a few things to keep in mind today. if you are a first time voter, you may need a photo i.d. or utility bill with name and address. if you have a vote by mail ballot, do not mail it. it will not get to an elections office in time. so instead, bring that ballot to a voting place if you want your vote to count. in san francisco, elissa harrington, cbs 5. >> all right, elissa, thanks. traffic and weather coming up right after the break. jack, you said you wanted a whole new breakfast item. i give you... flap jacks. hmm! yeah...um...the thing is, i don't know if i'm comfortable with people eating my face. how 'bout a l
KRON
Nov 4, 2012 11:00pm PST
in the outcome... >> reporter: california almost certain to vote for president obama. voters in the red states almost certain to go for governor romney. arizona and north carolina leaning romney. new mexico, minnesota and pennsylvania are leaning obama. so what do you have left? true toss-up states, we will color them yellow. nevada, colorado, iowa, wisconsin, ohio, virginia, new hampshire, and florida. and check out how close the latest polling numbers are in the yellow swing late. in ohio, maybe the most important state, obama 50% to romney's 47%. in colorado, obama 50, romney 48. in virginia, obama just a one percentage point lead, same thing in florida. in new hampshire, obama 49% to romney's 47%. in iowa, the president with a six percentage point lead. wisconsin, obama 51, romney 44 and in nevada, obama 50% to romney's 46%. the president leads in these states but it's certainly within the margin of error. in most cases, romney definitely within striking distance. >>> and a reminder, kron 4 news will have extended election coverage on tuesday. you can also stay updated on our website, kron
NBC
Nov 18, 2012 7:00am PST
up, two police helicopters collide in southern california sending six people to the hospital. >>> a wish come true for a young boy in texas. the emotional reunion with a man who helped save his life ten years ago. -what's up? i'm chris. -and i'm erik. both: we're the fruit guys! back in 1998, we had this idea to deliver fresh fruit to offices in downtown san francisco. we built these wooden crates, filled these with fruit in my one-bedroom apartment. the fruit guys has been with bank of america since they first started. we work with them to help them grow and succeed. we're coming up on 50 employees and delivering to thousands of companies every week. i would definitely say this is a fruitful business. >>> good morning. after a couple rough days of driving on the roadways, they are finally looking more clear. still obey the speed limit though and save yourself trouble. six people are injured after two police helicopters crashed into each other in southern california. police say one chopper clipped another while it was landing and the other was taking off. it happened at the p
CBS
Nov 5, 2012 5:00am PST
-to-the-minute election night results from around the nation right here in california of course, the bay area, as well. >>> one week after superstorm sandy slammed the east coast, new york is getting many subways running again. that's good news for commuters who are still having trouble finding gas for their cars and generators. power is slowly being restored with about 1.4 million outages still reported. yesterday's scheduled new york marathon was canceled so many runners helped victims of sandy. >> these marathoners, they are not even neighbors, probably not even staten islanders. look what they are doing. great. >> people in staten island come out to cheer us on every year so the at least we can do is help them out. >> me weather forecast is not good for thousands who lost everything. there's another storm on the way with freezing temperatures. >>> our parent company, cbs corporation, has contributed a million dollars to the red cross. and cbs corporation will make a matching contribution to the american red cross for all sandy related contributions by employees of cbs. >> they turned the whole mar
CBS
Nov 30, 2012 6:00am PST
, trees in the woodside area, california 84 shut down both directions between grandview and highway 35. moderate traffic across the golden gate bridge. once again, wind advisories in effect. use mass transit. bart's been running like clockwork this morning. all trains on time. that's a check of traffic and weather together every 10 minutes here on cbs 5. back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> that storm has been dumping on marin county all night. no one knows that more than cbs 5 reporter anne makovec, in mill valley where there's plenty of local flooding this morning. anne, how are you doing. >> reporter: well, i'm all right. i'm definitely wet. but no real drama up here yet. the problem is when you get the drowned as wet as it is right now. there's a potential for trees to fall because there's it's windy. we travel around in a tall vehicle and that thing has been rocking and rolling this morning. you can see several inches in this parking lot, the park and ride in mill valley. part of it is blocked off so cars don't come and park here because this is something they are used to. you can
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 6:00am PDT
-year-old is an american, born of mexican immigrants raised in a small southern california city near the border. he celebrated the bay area's diversity in his speech saying, if there is one thing i can say about this team is we are a great example of this city. >> the diversity of this city. >>> new video shows abandon jeep on top of a 14 foot border fence this happened tuesday year yuma, arizona border agents suspect smugglers tried to use the ramps, they tried to free the jeep but ran when agents approached. agents didn't find anything in the jeep it is believed they ran off with whatever drugs may have been inside. >>> violence mars multiple halloween celebrations in southern california. late night shooting outside a well-known hollywood landmark. plus, violence hitting a college campus. >>> crosswalk crash in the north bay. two little trick-or-treaters to the hospital after getting hit by a car. >> reporter: it is wet out here. we'll show you the weather conditions in the bay area, coming up, next. >>> good morning. ly look outside this is downtown oakland you can see traffic zip
ABC
Nov 8, 2012 5:00am PST
into their rooms, everything is clear. a lot of emergency vehicles still out here, california disaster, medical support, police and fire from all over the central and northern san mateo county still on the scene out here but it is going to be returning to normal quickly we are told the boiler that was causing the carbon monoxide to leak has been isolated and shutdown going to be back to normal soon. terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. >>> good news it is all clear, everybody back in. >>> time for a check on the weather forecast. it was chilly outside for those folks who had to evacuate. >> if you think it is chilly now wait until this afternoon. >>> not much of an uptick in temperatures today. good morning, 5:02. several -- not picking up anything in the bay area, eureka doppler dialed in you can see rain even moderate rain with yellows that's the showers from crescent city tour rica. all this is going to slide south along the coast, hit us in the morning in the north to afternoon in the south bay be prepared for wet weather and blustery conditions even if it is not showering in your neighborhood yet m
NBC
Nov 6, 2012 6:00am PST
." >> thank you, bob. >>> coming up, decision 2012. california's future is in your hands today. expert analysis on all the key issues, plus, a look at voter turnout and how decisions made by a few could affect us all. >>> which candidates does wall street prefer? that and netflix takes a poison pill. we'll look at business. >>> and, yes, we all had our fun and now we're on the hook. got to pay the piper for that cost. we'll tell you how much taxpayer money is going there to pay off the giants world series victory parade, just ahead. ♪ [ female announcer ] nature exists on the grandest scale... ♪ ...and in the tiniest details. ♪ and sometimes both. nature valley granola thins pack the big taste of granola and dark chocolate into one perfect square, under 100 calories. nature valley granola thins. nature at its most delicious. >>> decision 2012 is yours on this election day. shots of this morning as vice president joe biden is out there casting his ballots in wilmington, delaware. getting the job done. we also have brand-new video of mitt romney. he is casting his ballot just momen
CBS
Nov 2, 2012 5:00am PDT
in for the marathon. so it is quite a controversy. >>> 50. air force bases in california are coordinating a massive airlift to help with hurricane relief efforts. the cargo plane cook off from travis air force base part of 17 aircraft heading to new york. they are carrying more than a million pounds of equipment ah including utility trucks and relief supplies. >>> the last monthly jobs report before next tuesday's presidential election is being released in about 30 minutes. cate caugiran has more. >>> reporter: good morning. whatever the numbers show it will serve more as ammunition for both president obama and mitt romney in their final push before tuesday's big election. political experts say at this point, it's unlikely these numbers will sway voters. today's report will be from october. economists predict a slight gain in jobs from last month. the september report shows unemployment dropped to 7.8%. that was the first dip below 8 since the president took office. today both candidates are plunging into rapid campaign pace. president obama has three events in the battleground state of ohio, mitt
CBS
Nov 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
is under way in two northern california cities. the california highway patrol is providing extra officers to oakland and stockton. chp officers will be in oakland two days a week at no cost to the city. help from the chp will allow the city's police department to increase patrols in high crime areas. >> the program is set to run for at least the next three months. >>> residence in fairfield are helping police search for a couple accused of stealing mail. one man set up a surveillance camera and put the red flag up on his mailbox. the video shows an altima pulling up in broad daylight and a woman gets out and grabbed the mail. one victim said she had a check stolen which was copied and turned into fake payments. >>> a new timeline out from the u.s. officials about just how long it took for help to arrive at that u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. intelligence officials say cia officers went to the aid of state department staff in benghazi less than 25 minutes after the first call came in for help. timeline appears to be an effort to rebut a fox news report that claims the cia told its pers
NBC
Nov 1, 2012 11:00am PDT
other cities in the state of california, they've been fighting to keep the redevelopment funds or to keep them coming. if you're well aware, governor jerry brown has wanted to do away with those. reporting live here in union city, bob redell, nbc bay area news. >>> today the bay area's air pollution district starts cracking down on anybody violating burn bans during the the spare the air alerts. before today, first-time violators got off with a simple warning letter. but it's changing starting today. now they'll be required to take a class online or pay a $100 fine. second-time offenders will face paying a $500 fine. >>> this morning's rain helped spare the air this morning. >> refreshing, cool, cleaned everything off. >> meteorologist christina loren. clearing out. >> it is clearing out and leaving behind good air quality. so breathe it in. take it in. still smells like showers out there. a live look at san francisco. sun breaking through the clouds. not by much but still starting to break through the clouds. we'll see limited sunshine all across the board today. this is san j
ABC
Nov 5, 2012 4:30am PST
. >>> more good news for california drivers. what is happening with gas prices. >>> celebrating 100 years of service with one of the nation's oldest public transportation systems. >>> 80s just about everywhere, 78 san mateo mid to upper 70s coast. traveling away interest us high temperatures are going to be cooler -- especially up in the great lakes region towards the northeast 40s and 50s there, 60s as far south as atlanta 60 through denver and salt lake. all major airports on time, rain rolling through kansas city, st. louis towards memphis. light showers around seattle and portland. any delays develop our flight tracker will have them, abc7news.com. >>> devastating story especially for the parents. investigators in pittsburgh, pennsylvania trying determine if a little boy died falling into a zoo enclosure or mauled by wild dogs. the 2-year-old's mother placed him on a railing so he could see the african painted dogs yesterday, the boy fell into the exhibit and the dogs attacked him. zoo employees managed to get seven of the 11 dogs away. police were forced to shot and killed one of the
ABC
Nov 8, 2012 4:30am PST
in california state university system are getting a refund thanks to voter approval of prop 30. the measure rolls back all of this year's fee increases. many students will get back $249 the end of the month in the form of a direct deposit. other campuses are crediting students next semester. >>> defense attorneys around the state are preparing to ask judges for reduced sentences for thousands serving life sentences in prison for relatively minor crimes. it follows the passing of prop 36 tuesday which revises california's three strikes law. up to 3,000 could be apply to be released or receive a shorter sentence. public defenders say it could take up to two years for courts to revisit old sentences. prop 36 was passed with 69% of support. >>> in 20 minutes -- [ unintelligible ] caltrans shutdown highway 13 between broadway terrace and moraga avenue out of concern today's storm might trigger a rock slide. crews installed large rocks to prevent smaller rocks above from falling on to the highway. they have put up settlement barriers along the showed -- put up cement barriers along the shoulder.
CBS
Nov 1, 2012 4:00am PDT
the storm brings inland bringing showers to the northwest. and parts of the rockies and california. the southwest stays dry. here in new york a crane that snapped from sandy's high winds continues to dangle more than 70 stories up. it is right down the street from this building. john miller spoke with two city engineers who took on the dangerous task of making sure the crane doesn't fall to the street below. >> reporter: during the storm that snapped the boom off the crane with winds gusting through and swinging the hanging boom back and forth two new york city building department engineers had to get to the top of the building and answer the question would the boom hold or come crashing down? for most of the long climb the only way up was the stairs. >> i've never heard anything as loud as wind howling in my life as we got to the 48th floor and you have to apply so much pressure to open the door. i was with him. we got into the hallway and you could almost get sucked right out. >> reporter: michael and timothy had to check each of the structural braces that held the tower with the
KRON
Nov 22, 2012 5:00pm PST
charged with driving under the influence. back live now, california's maximum enforcement period continues until 11:59 on sunday evening. for now, that is the very latest here in the east bay. pam? >> all right, charles, thanks for that. again, charles clifford checking in for us. traffic seeming to move right along. >> all right. we're tracking traffic as well here. check out the speeds on the map. you can see where charles was on the bay bridge. there are slow eastbound speeds. look at a closer look. speeds of 0 to 25 miles per hour heading eastbound on the bay bridge. the problem starts here on 101, an accident near fifth street you can here heading to marin into san francisco can be a little bit problematic as speeds are slow there. 880, 580 in the east bay look good and continue to track the traffic this thanksgiving to and from their destinations. >> and tonight, we showed you the plaza. where are we starting? fast track moving good with no problems. golden gate bridge, traffic moving well northbound and southbound no back-up for those heading over for their thanksgiving dinner. the
CBS
Nov 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
today, people here have heard that there are utility trucks being flown in from california on military aircraft. and they are actually quite happy to hear that the cavalry is coming. live in stafford township, i'm alison harmelin, dana, back to you. >> thank you. >>> as she just touched on in her story, we want to expand on. in new york, tempers are flaring as people try to get on with their lives because gasoline is hard to get. there's no power in many areas to keep the pumps working. and some lines are three hours long. buses resumed service today and were crammed tight. crews are work overtime to pump water out of the city and some subway tunnels flooded since sandy hit. >> think about it this way. water is water. we take pumps, we pump it out, and put it back where it came from and hopefully it's gone in a few days. >> new york's power company says it is on track to restore power to a quarter million homes in manhattan by saturday. >>> air force bases in california coordinating a massive airlift to help with hurricane relief efforts. today a c-17 cargo plane took off from travis a
NBC
Nov 14, 2012 6:00am PST
. >> thank you very much. 607 now. let's try it again, sam. california's cap and trade laws expected to take effect today. want to check in with marla tellez. got the mike situation figured out there now. how it could affect us. >> i will try this again. good morning. cap ask trade will important more than 400 industrial companies in california to reduce their carbon pollution or by so-called carbon credits at auction. it is a centerpiece of a 2006 state law designed to reduce greenhouse gases to 1990s levels by 2020. the california air resources board will run today's first ever auction in which the pollution permits will be sold. one permit allows one carbon to be emitted. minimum bid price is $10 a ton. many businesses say that this merely is an energy tax that will cost them a fortune. while others, including pg&e support the move but warn it is going to impact rates and the cost could fall on the consumer. >> the goal of this is to cut the kind of emissions that can cause global warming. what that means is greenhouse gases are what we are after. they include everything from cement to gl
CBS
Nov 8, 2012 5:00am PST
already associated with that along the northern california coastline. temperatures chilly. you have winds blowing and cool numbers. upper 40s into the north bay valleys, 50s elsewhere. i think by the afternoon what a change from just earlier this week. these temperatures again will be dropping off. we had some 60s and low 70s yesterday. today we struggled to get into the low 60s. so about 13 degrees cooler even in livermore by this afternoon. we'll have more on your weather coming up. let's check the roads with elizabeth. >> thank you. outside things are getting busy through the dublin interchange area. headlights that you see there, that's westbound 580 traffic and we just checked the drive times, 14 minutes now between the altamont pass and pleasanton. word from bart of major delays. this is at the south san francisco station. there are some equipment problems on the tracks so it's in all directions from the south san francisco stop. right now it seems like traffic or bart trains heading into the city if that's where you're heading this morning, those are on time. ace train number one n
FOX
Nov 8, 2012 7:00am PST
before voting. >>> according to the secretary of state, 59% of voters in california cast ballots this year. in 2008, that was -- that number was above 70%. here in the bay area, just over half or almost 55% of registered voters turned out for tuesday's elections. >>> the fight for re-election has given way to a potential shift. ailry son burn -- alison burns has more? >> reporter: tori, for the past few days we've been hearing about officials and president obama saying they want to find new ways to work together. president obama returned to the white house and he had to deal with the fact that it was the worst day on wall street this year. that means that pressure is on him to deal with looming tax increases and massive budget cuts that kick in at the end of this year. both sides are calling for compromise but not saying how they will get there. >> i want everyone to understand he can't push us around. we want to work together. >> after years of punting on the major fiscal challenges that we face, 2013 is gonna be different. >> reporter: president obama has no public events today
FOX
Nov 10, 2012 7:00am PST
of the names is former southern california congresswoman, jane harmon. she is a democrat who was a ranking member of the house intelligence committee. she resigned from her post last year to be head of the woodrow wilson center. >> a woman who mosted comments about the president said she is not a racist. after the election the 22-year- old posted on her facebook page a racial slur and the words, maybe he will get assassinated this term. she delete that message and later said she was stating her opinion. her employer has fired her. the case has been turned over to the secret service. >>> some are now returning to restore the jersey shore nearly two weeks after sandy, those who used to live in the area got to return home for the first time yesterday. they were taken by bus to their former homes in seaside heights where they had an hour to pack what they could. some of them say they were not prepared for what they saw. >> you have a list and you are prepared to get what you want but you -- you spend like -- 15 minutes just devastated, just trying to look to see what's on the floor. >> repor
ABC
Nov 5, 2012 5:00am PST
.org/abc. >>> supplies from northern california should be arriving in the northeast today flown out of oakland airport yesterday this giant 747 carrying tons of relief supplies from the army depot in trace one took off in the early afternoon another last night. >>> suggested -- seven people rescued interest their capsized boat are recovering. we have incredible pictures of what happened. situations lake this don't typically turn out this well. kira klapper is live with more. >> reporter: three adults and four children uninjured, remarkable outcome considering the turn of events yesterday afternoon. 25 foot pleasure craft overturned off dillon beach. the helicopter had rescued three adults and two children who had been clinging to the hull of the boat. looks like our video is not working right now. we will have that coming up later. people were watching in awe from the shore. the rescue mission turned a little terrifying when they realized two children were trapped inside the boat's cabin, it was quickly filling with water they were able to cut open the hull and rescue those two children, safe, sound,
ABC
Nov 12, 2012 5:00am PST
said the country could learn from california voters, prop 30 passed hiking sales taxes and raising taxes on people making $250,000 or more. >> our credibility as a governing, a nation that can govern itself is on the chopping block. yes, cuts going forward of certain commitments, that has to be embraced so also is revenue, revenue means taxes. >> reporter: sergio quinn tan that, abc7 news. >>> in a -- few hours free event in oakland will offer help for struggling homeowners banks are participating in a clinic, homeowners can get help with loan moderation -- modifications and other options. the clinic opens 10 this morning at oakland marriott convention center. go to abc7news.com. >>> update on story we brought last week missing historic cross found in the bay area has been resurrected in the mojave desert. the land became federal property in '94 and the cross became the center of a legal dispute cut off at the base and vanished two years ago. last week it was found in san mateo county and the cross was rededicated yesterday. >>> there are still questions surrounding the sudden resi
FOX
Nov 5, 2012 7:00am PST
california edison says the moving truck is longer than a football field. it will take about three weeks to reach utah. authorities say it creates low levels but is not expected to be dangerous. >>> well, back to baseball, melky cabrera, he was not on the playoff roster after he was reinstated following his suspension for steroids. but he will still get his payoff of $340,000. he would normally have made 72% of that. however, the rule mandates the full amount if the team plays ten games. he was eligible to come back and then the giants played ten games. >>> it losses like muni will be making a big statement because of vandalism. muni will have to pay $700,000 to replace that bus, one that was set on fire by the giants' fans after the giants won the world series. it turns out san francisco's policy does not cover buses set on fire. that's a blow to muni because they just spent about 300,000 refurbishing buses last year. >> all right. 7:21. it's mostly clear outside. in fact, some parts of the bay area could cup close to record- breaking temperatures. up next, steve paulson will tell us wh
NBC
Nov 1, 2012 6:00am PDT
, laura, because you know what, we all live in california, we all know how hard it is to own a home here, to stay in that home. so many people facing foreclosures. this event is designed for you. it's called the american dream tour. it's put on by a nonprofit, a group called naca which stands for the neighborhood assistance corporation of america. already about a dozen people are here lined up for this event that doesn't start for just under two hours from now. you can see the folks here, all of them needing help one way or another with their homes. now, naca is known to save homeowners 500 to $1,000 a month on their mortgage payment. it helps people fight foreclosure and helps potential buyers also qualify for a fixed rate mortgage with no down payment, no closing costs or fees and all this help is for free. counselors and bank reps on hand starting today down at the south hall. now, one of the people here is kelly hernandez. kelly, you came all the way from manteca this morning, arrived at 3:30. what brought you here today. >> save my home. what i would like to do is have the opportuni
NBC
Nov 22, 2012 5:00am PST
, not just fixing what's broken. >>> a san diego inmate the first to be released under california's revised three strikes law. that was approved by voters earlier this month. kenneth corely was serving 25 years to life on a record of nonviolent crimes, mostly burglaries, but he was released under the new rules in prop 36. now, prop 36 changed the law to require the third strike to be a violent or serious felony. the changes can be applied to inmates already sentenced under the three strikes law. >>> an oakland school board member still fighting to keep her seat weeks after losing on election day. alice spearman is challenging the results in court. she said her opponent, james harris, has no right to sit on the school board because of where he lives. harris lives in oakland but his neighborhood joined the san l leandro school district. >>> it is 5:05. you want to know in my mind what perfection is? thanksgiving, a big feast, lots of sunshine and sitting next to you on a thursday. >> oh, he's full of it today. >> and christina loren right now. >> we like to hear that, jon kelley. good morning
NBC
Nov 8, 2012 6:00am PST
, "today in the bay." >>> california voters have ushered in a new era in state politics not seen in more than 100 years. with all precincts counted, democrats are announced they have won a supermajority in both houses of california's legislature. two-thirds majority in the senate and assembly allows democrats to pass tax laws, budgets and other spending issues without any republican support. this marks the first time since 1883 that democrats have held a supermajority. >>> now that voters have officially passed prop 30, college students will see those benefits almost immediately. csu students will get a refund for the tuition increase they paid this semester and tuition costs will roll back even more in the spring. csu officials say they're still working out the details, but students can expect to get back about $250 of their fall tuition. in college, that's large dollars. meantime students at uc berkeley calling for tuition cuts of their own. students will rally today to demand prop 30 funds be used to reduce tuition and bring back programs and classes that were cut due to the funding.
CBS
Nov 23, 2012 5:00am PST
. and again, we're asking you and your group to leave. >> no. >> california law gives us the right to talk to customers and handle in front of the stores. >> if you don't leave, we will get the police involved. >> reporter: organizers are calling for walmart to improve employee wages and working conditions. other walmarts targeted today include the richmond and fairfield stores as well as the story road location in east san jose. >>> thanks for coming by channel 5 this morning, by the way. it's 5:06. let's get the latest look at weather and traffic. we are going to begin with the lady who is dressed appropriately. >> very good. it's actually navy, brian. >> looks black to me. >> it's dark. [ laughter ] >>> black friday so we're hoping the commute is not going to be a bad one. actually it's looking okay right now. this is our one incident that we had earlier this morning. northbound 680 approaching landess avenue. we had a traffic light down in the road but all lanes are free and clear on northbound 680 so it's cruising through milpitas. live look at 880, people may be heading towards area
NBC
Nov 15, 2012 7:00am PST
. this is what i love. people see me as a tv guy. i'm lareally a chef. i have 11 of them. seven in california. this is more than just heart and soul. it's not just a name. >> the editor said he didn't expect a fine dining experience, but he said this is american food that makes everyone happy, and he expects you to do it right. do you think you're falling short? >> am i falling short? by no means. i'm doing the food that america loves. to me it's impossible to come in and have a dining experience and have every single thing wrong unless you come in with a different agenda and you want to sensationalize something and you want to blow it out of the water. it's a great way to make a name for yourself. go after a celebrity chef that's not a new yorker in his second month. good way to hit it. >> if you could say anything to this reviewer right now, what would you say? >> you're welcome? i stand by my food, i stand by my team. we'll continue to do great and i really appreciate you guys coming and giving me a chance to talk about it, because it is the real deal. >> all right, guy saveti, hope you ge
CNN
Nov 30, 2012 2:00am PST
marriages between a man and woman. it's also considering a challenge to prop 8, that's california's ban on same-sex marriage which voters approved in 2008. >>> listen up. we now know the identity of one of the two power ball jackpot winners. mark hill is the owner of $294 million. he bought his ticket in missouri. he confirmed on facebook saying quote, we are truly blessed, we are lucky winners of the power ball. his son talked about the moment his dad broke the good news. >> i keep thinking i'm going to wake up and think man, i had the craziest dream. he got a phone call this morning. he was toyic sounding. he was like it was us. i'm happy for him. he worked hard in his life. he won't have to anymore. >> very happy for him? for us, dude. you are his son. this surveillance video may show a winner. people at this maryland gas station say a man walked in to check his ticket and started freaking out. they say he told them he bought the ticket in arizona. >>> cops in columbus, ohio believe they won 1 million bucks. they bought their ticket at this gas station. once the ticket is validated,
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
in southern california this morning. she had incredibly good fortune weeks before a 23 million dollar lotto prize was going to be forfeited. the winning ticket was sold at a palmdale liquor store in may, with no one claiming the prize the store released surveillance photos recognized by her daughter. the woman found the ticket after a search in her car where it has sat for five months she filed her claim yesterday. >> after you see someone on surveillance and find them it is not a good thing. >> this lady i'm sure she is happy about it. >>> still ahead, october jobs report is out. we go live to new york city and tell you why not the exchange for this morning's opening bell as investors get ready to react. >>> campaign spin the obama and romney camps want you to hear following the jobs report. >> new poll showing where californians stand on repealing the death penalty. [ inaudible ] >>> welcome back to the abc7 morning news. you are looking live at the opening bell. >>> the unemployment rate crept up to 7.9% from .8%. how should we digest that? more on that with jane king. she will be report
NBC
Nov 1, 2012 5:00am PDT
this morning protesting their contract with sutter health. the california nurses association has already gone on strike five times since september of 2011 in an attempt to negotiate a new contract. the one-day strike affects seven hospitals affiliated with sutter health in the east bay. the hospital has already hired replacement nurses. >>> meantime, laura, on the campaign trail mitt romney hard at work spending all day today in virginia, while president obama returns to the campaign trail after surveying all that damage left behind by sandy. tracie potts is live on capitol hill with that final push on that campaign trail. good morning. >> reporter: jon, good morning. we're looking at the president's schedule today and it's a busy one. wisconsin, nevada, colorado and he will make his final argument, aides say, focusing on the middle class. he was in new jersey with governor christie yesterday looking over that storm damage. meantime today, governor romney is going to be in virginia. just in virginia. but he's got three stops there, a busy schedule as well as he moves around that battleground
CBS
Nov 8, 2012 6:00am PST
for rain, fairly quiet but in far northern california it's moving in associated with the low that's starting to slide down the coastline bringing with it a chance of rain. partly cloudy skies outside right now. it's a little chilly and the winds continuing to whip around so watch out for debris on the roads. temperatures mainly in the 40s and 50s. it looks like toward the afternoon we had some highs yesterday in the 60s and 70s. today we'll be lucky to get in the low 60s in parts of the bay area. so yeah, it is going to be cool and it will possibly be a little bit wet at times too. maybe a couple of snowflakes over the mountaintops. that's the latest from here. let's send it back to traffic with elizabeth. >> we are starting to heat up on the roads including in the south bay. look at our live camera now quite a bit different than just a half hour ago. northbound 101 this is near the trimble exit where we have our photographer standing by this morning showing you those brake lights in the commute direction. we had a fender-bender and stall on the incline. metering lights on extra e
CBS
Nov 9, 2012 6:00pm PST
. >> this is interstate 80. the only northern route into california from the whole rest of the united states. so we deal with all kinds of people. a lot of people have never seen snow before. it's just another day in paradise. >> reporter: after last season's dismal snow, the ski resorts have snow guns running until the lifts open. those who couldn't wait until then broke out the sleds and snowboards. they were on makeshift bunny hills just outside blue canyon today. some of those resorts reporting anywhere from 6" of snow today all the way up to 18" north of lake tahoe so winter off to a great start over last year. >> brrrr! that's all i have to say. stay warm, christin. thank you. [ laughter ] >> maybe not as much but the blast of wintry weather also bringing some snow to the bay area. cbs 5 meteorologist paul deanno going to show us that. >> i'll second that brrrr around here. we had cold temperatures today. here's a peek outside. mount diablo how about that? snow level down it 3,000 feet. the top of mount diablo 3850 feet so we had a dusting of snow. mount hamilton 4200 feet in the south bay had 1"
CBS
Nov 7, 2012 5:00pm EST
.a. >>> california has another interesting piece of legislation today. it is legal now, but a lawmaker in san francisco is backing the proposal to ban public nudity aimed at the so-called naked guys who let it all hang out in the castro district, but the supervisor named anthony weiner, really, that's his name, says he's seen enough. >> it doesn't mean that anyone can do anything they want anywhere at any time under any circumstance. there are always some basic standards for our public spaces. >> we're born this way. this is your true expression of self. >> yes, for the decoration of independence. yes to body freedom. >> okay. his name is scott weiner which is hardly better. the nudity ban was approved by the committee monday. the full board of supervisors will vote later this month. i'm against it. >>> okay. the baltimore ravens found themselves at the middle of maryland's same sex marriage debate this season and coming up we'll sit down with the player who started the debate about sports and politics. >> but first what's in a name? the debate over whether to give winter storms an identity n
CNN
Nov 24, 2012 7:00am PST
. >>> but first, a very good morning to catalina island, california. thanks for starting your morning with us. with verizon. hurry in this saturday and sunday for great deals. like the lucid by lg, free. or the galaxy nexus by samsung, free. this weekend, get the best deals on the best devices on the best network. exclusively at verizon. [ woman ] ♪ what i want this season ♪ if you'd like to try and guess ♪ ♪ it is something very special ♪ i would readily confess [ dogs barking ] ♪ 'cause all i want this season ♪ ♪ is something from your heart ♪ la da da, la da da [ male announcer ] thinking of others this holiday season, travelers. try running four.ning a restaurant is hard, fortunately we've got ink. it gives us 5x the rewards on our internet, phone charges and cable, plus at office supply stores. rewards we put right back into our business. this is the only thing we've ever wanted to do and ink helps us do it. make your mark with ink from chase. i heard you guys can ship ground for less than the ups store. that's right. i've learned the only way to get a holiday deal is t
CBS
Nov 5, 2012 7:00am PST
. >>> and today is the second day of a strike against raley's grocery stores in northern california and nevada. the walkout began after contract talks broke off early yesterday. the issues are medical benefits, elimination of premium pay for working on sundays, and proposed pay freeze. they will be out on the picket lines today. >>> got your traffic and weather and a weather forecast i think you're going to love right after the break. ,,,,,,,,,, >>> good morning. let's get a check of the east bay. northbound able to eight backup past the oakland coliseum on 880. an earlier crash, 34 minutes between 238 and the maze. northbound 880 approaching bird accident blocking a lane. so these are your drive times for the south bay. 101, 280 and the guadalupe parkway, all in the red. quick look at the san mateo bridge. they just cleared an accident before the toll plaza. and a little slow and go heading out on westbound 92 towards the high-rise. that's traffic. for your forecast, here's lawrence. >> a lot of sunshine around the bay area now. what a day it's going to be likely going to see a lot of record
CBS
Nov 1, 2012 4:00am EDT
over the top of the 14-foot fence in southeast california using a makeshift ramp. agents on patrol came across the jeep just as it got stuck. two people trying to free it fled back into mexico when agents got there. they tried. >>> the streets of san francisco were awash in orange and black not for halloween but to salute the baseball giants. there was a parade wednesday. fans carried brooms. guess why, by the way? to represent san francisco's four game sweep of the tigers. i didn't immediately think that. that just me? i was thinking witches and halloween. cool. good to see. coming up after your local news on cbs this morning the latest on recovery efforts from hurricane sandy. i'm terrell brown. this is your morning news. [ mother ] you can't leave the table till you finish your vegetables. [ clock ticking ] [ male announcer ] there's a better way... v8 v-fusion. vegetable nutrition they need, fruit taste they love. could've had a v8. or...try kids boxes! could've had a v8. >>> good morning, and welcome to 9news now, today is thursday, november 1st. it's all saints day. i'm andrea roa
NBC
Nov 21, 2012 5:00am PST
california, you are going to encounter slick conditions. we still have some wet roadways here in the bay area. monitoring this little pocket of rainfall just to the north of sunnyvale. we have rainfall up and down the shore. these showers are clear. we should be mostly clear by about 8:00 a.m. this morning. and then by about noon, beautiful sunny weather. your full forecast is in a few moments. he's always important, but especially today. >> thank you. we're looking to the bay bridge. the overnight rainy conditions with a lot of puddling. here's the toll plaza. the maps show you the maze and the approach. a concern now, the earlier accident i told you, east 580, right around greenville. well, it's now a sig alert. a jackknifed big rig. no details on injuries. three out of four lanes blocked. countercommute through that wet area where the rain just traveled as well. and in your commute, another accident right around north livermore. wet roads throughout. we're tracking all these areas. >> keeping it on the roads. we suggest you pack a little extra patience. millions of people planning to trave
ABC
Oct 31, 2012 6:00pm PDT
and then went across northern california, oregon, washington, even to their former home in new york city? they started that in january and were wondering if they were doing that this time around. we talk to the giants management and they say probably but it is still too early to plan. right now they are just savoring the moment. line at san francisco city hall, caroline tyler, abc 7 news. >> hope they do that again. >> thanks very much. >> a lot of fans staked out their spots in the middle of the night. >> diehard fans waiting hours and hours to make sure they had a good view. laura anthony is live as well. you talk to a lot of happy fans today. >> happy, a little bit tired but got fired up ones their team took the stage here at the civic center. group that braved the cold, the rain. many were out here all night but they were surely not disappointed. they came from far and wide and came early to gather in san francisco's civic center plaza to celebrate the team that brought the world championship home. >> where are you from? >> sacramento. >> came all the way down here for this? >> yes,
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 5:00am PDT
they are is going to last and warmer weather in your forecast. >>> 5:17. if you ever go near the ocean, a california surfer says he survived a shark attack by punching that shark in the head until it let go. scott stevens says the great white pulled him underwater off the coast of eureka. according to doctors he suffered seven deep lacerations luckily none of his vital organs were damaged many he's expected to recover. the 25-year-old thanked the doctors who operated on him. he plans to surf again. >>> new revelations on the decision to strip lance armstrong of his tour de france titles. the are for investigative reporting revealed some of the pivotal testimony against armstrong his former teammate testified that he had first turned to cycling to escape drug abuse in his home. then later felt pressure from armstrong and team leaders to use banned drugs. head of the cycling union says the story changed his perspective on the scandal. >>> only on abc7 news, a man beaten by the mob sunday after the giants won the world series, he tried to stop the bus vandalism, received a special invitation to the gia
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